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Best Rates for the BSR Conference 2018 Extended

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Missed the BSR Conference 2018 early rate deadline? We heard you! We are extending our early registration rates to give you one more chance to save.

Register by Friday, July 13 to save up to US$250 on BSR18, the business sustainability event that has been defining the field and identifying solutions to our most complex global challenges since 1992.

Sands Bethlehem Helps Plant the Seeds for a Healthier Future

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To provide the community with accessible horticulture, the Sands Cares and Sands ECO360 teams partnered with Penn State Extension, Lehigh and Northampton County 4-H, and the Community Action Development Corporation of Bethlehem to build planting beds for the Lynfield Community Center in Bethlehem.

“The partnership just made sense,” said Susan Stachowski, community relations coordinator at Sands Bethlehem. “With all of our combined resources, we were able to put financial backing, manpower, and education toward this initiative.”

Investing for a More Sustainable Future

The investments UPS has made in 2017 are leading to a major transformation
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David Abney | UPS Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

In 2017, UPS embarked on a major transformation that will result in the most significant upgrade of our operations in decades. We are exploring real-time data, mobile connectivity, robotics, blockchain, and other cutting-edge technologies to seamlessly integrate our digital and physical networks, modernize our facilities and fleet, and better manage our operations.

I Was a Millennial Mentor at Citywide Speed Mentoring Day

By Rita Papadogiannis, CSR Coordinator at Viacom
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As a twenty-something woman, my generation is more commonly associated with avo-toast and Keeping Up With The Kardashians rather than exceptional community service. So, when I was recently given the opportunity to support the NYC Youth Mentoring Initiative through Viacom's participation in “Good for Me.

Uniting Team Members to Clean Up the World’s Shorelines

Dell employees on almost every continent organized Shore Up events to collect plastics and other litter from local beaches, waterways and other areas.
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The launch of Dell’s ocean-bound plastics packaging woke our team members to the threats facing our environment and our oceans in particular. One big threat to ocean ecosystems is the litter that finds its way into waterways and eventually out to sea. The problem starts on land, and our Planet employee resource group (ERG) wanted to do something about it.

The Venetian Macao Achieves Platinum-Level Macao Green Hotel Award

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The Sands ECO360 global sustainability strategy is designed to help minimize our environmental impact. It reflects our vision to lead the way in sustainable building development and resort operations. Driven by an aspirational idea, made possible through the dedication and hard work of our Team Members, we continue our journey to a more sustainable future.

The Venetian® Macao was awarded a Macao Green Hotel Platinum Award, the first and only hotel in Macao to earn the top recognition.

WATCH | Las Vegas Sands Raises Critical Funds, Heightens Awareness and Inspires At-Risk Youth at Charity Concert Featuring Grammy Award-Winning Artist Jason Mraz

The second annual INSPIRE concert, presented by Sands Cares, netted more than $200,000 for the Marty Hennessy Inspiring Children Foundation and Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth
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Las Vegas, NV, July 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The second annual INSPIRE charity concert brought in Jason Mraz fans and charity supporters from across the country to raise funds for Sands Cares Accelerator Program members: the Marty Hennessy Inspiring Children Foundation (ICF) and Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY).

Xylem Watermark Partners with Habitat for Humanity in Houston After Hurricane Harvey

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Employee volunteers from Xylem, Inc. have been instrumental in helping Houston Habitat for Humanity respond to Hurricane Harvey. In total, 100 Xylem volunteers have contributed over 300 hours of their time doing everything from raising the walls for the house, making sure the roof is in place, and even laying down shingling at the end of the project. This support helped Houston Habitat for Humanity finish two full houses while advancing others to later stages of the build cycle.

VIDEO | Barclays Citizenship Awards: Team CXWorks - Access to Employment

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Team CXWorks partnered with Tech Impact to develop a curriculum for a call centre training programme in Nevada to support unemployed young adults. The team volunteered 250+ hours to deliver vocational training, resulting in employment being secured. In Nevada, almost 10% of young adults aged 16-24 are unemployed. Tech Impact provides workforce development programmes to disadvantaged youths in Wilmington, DE and Las Vegas, NV. Working with Tech Impact, Barclays colleagues created a curriculum for call centre training to establish a hiring pipeline in Nevada.

How Driscoll’s Is Creating Shared Value in Berry Supply Chains

By Rosie Sharp, MBA/MS Candidate 2020 Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability
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The buyer-supplier relationship is changing in more ways than you might imagine. Consumers and retailers are increasingly demanding that suppliers demonstrate their sustainability: How are buyers and suppliers collectively adapting to changes in the market, as well as labor and environmental pressures?

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